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Top 10 most popular desk projects

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Creating a dedicated workspace can be simple and affordable, and help ensure you are more productive when working from home.


The Bunnings Workshop community has shared plenty of clever desk projects to help and inspire you to move on from the dining table or revamp your home office.


Here are the top 10 most popular desk projects on Workshop by pageviews: Rob's simple and spacious deskRob's simple and spacious desk


1. Simple and spacious desk by @robchin 


With a SpecRite Teak Panel, RapidMesh Furniture Legs and just an hour of his time, Rob built a spacious desk for his home office.


2. Floating timber desk with concealed brackets by @ProjectPete 


Pete built and installed this large 2880mm floating desk on a brick wall with concealed supporting brackets.


3. Floating study desk with cable tray by @butters  


This floating study desk features a timber cable tray that keeps everything tidy underneath.Simon's home office deskSimon's home office desk


4. Industrial desk and shelves for home office by @ogosh 


While turning their formal lounge into a stylish home office, Workshop member ogosh built a custom desk and shelves using an Acacia panel and galvanised pipe. 


5. Home office desk with hardwood timber panel by @Simon 

An LED light strip adds a striking feature to Simon's sturdy homemade hardwood desk in this cost-effective project.


6. Easy D.I.Y. desk by @cmstar 


Painting a Pine project panel with Feast Watson Liming White gave this simple desk a coastal feel.


7. Spotted Gum student desk by @Nham 


Experienced member Nham built this desk for his youngest son using a simple Pine frame and a Spotted Gum tabletop. Coastal home office makeover by MyKindofBlissCoastal home office makeover by MyKindofBliss


8. Large desk built on a budget by @Nham 


In this simple and budget-friendly project, Nham also used untreated Pine to build a two-metre long desk. 


9. Upcycled desk and floating shelves by @Tara86 


Tara used leftover fence pickets and the top from the original desk to build floating shelves and a new desk for her daughter’s room.


10. Coastal home office makeover on a budget by @MyKindofBliss 


Mell created a desk using a timber benchtop in this coastal-inspired makeover. 


How to build a desk


Experienced Workshop member Rob @Peggers guide on How to build a desk contains step-by-step instructions on building a desk using Tasmanian Oak. 


The Bunnings team has also shared several helpful guides that can help you with your desk project, including How to build a desk for your home office and How to build a desk in a closet.  


More inspiring desk and home office projects


Find more ideas for your workspace with these creative projects shared by Bunnings Workshop members: Industrial-style desk using galvanised pipesIndustrial-style desk using galvanised pipes


We also recommend checking out 10 ways to update your home office and 10 home office project ideas for more inspiration.



Last updated: November 2023


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